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with me. thank you very much, kathy. it's because of her i'm here today and here at the city university. i sworn after i left maryland having left rutgers i would not go back to the university again. i'm glad i have broken that promise to myself and here. it's a pleasure to be on the podium again. we met in the '70s what we were both regarded as a radical scholar. some might not think that anymore. francis and i were asked by james mcgreger burns to be the co-chair of the american political science invention program. we came up with a program that even i think jim burns was a little alarmed by. he in fact put in to action. i have known francis since then. she has remained an honest and authentic voice of progressivism and radicalism with a deep interest with those they have shown -- the homeless and the poor. not how they can be helped but how they find ways to help themselves through the movement and work that they do. it's a pleasure to have her perspective this afternoon in responding to these comments. i'm very pleasured to jackie davis, the chairman of the -- and rachel and members of
>>> does state law allow cities and counties to ban cannabis dispensaries? even though voters approve the use of medical marijuana? >> the legislature knows how to say, thou shalt not ban dispensaries. they didn't say that. >> that's the question before california's highest court this week. the ruling could have a huge impact on the state's massive medical marijuana industry. >>> job growth in silicon valley is outpacing the rest of the nation. but a new report says the income gap between rich and poor is widening. leaving some minorities behind. >>> with the number of people riding bicycles rising fast, san francisco planners roll out a multimillion dollar strategy to add bike lanes, parking stations and other improvements. we'll talk with the head of the san francisco bicycle coalition. >>> plus, california takes the first step to grant special protection to the ocean's top predator. coming up next. >>> good evening, and welcome to "this week in northern california." i'm scott shafer. well, we hoped we'd be talking about this week's super bowl victory parade for the san fran
, others that want to live in a city, live in a urban environment. don't want to get on a google bus and drive down 101 every day. google and others want to serve the population of their employees. it's food to have opportunities in both places. so this urban, i call them urban hipsters essentially want to stay in san francisco. they're opening offices here. >> does san francisco have a particular niche in the industry or not really? >> you know, it's not the device-heavy kind of cisco, the big data kind of things. it's more in the consumer space, mostly consumer, cloud is here, there's all kinds of companies like that that are here and are in the software or the app space. >> one of the other things that happened this week is texas governor rick perry was making a lot of news saying california's high taxes and tough environmental laws are going to make companies and rich people in the bay area want to move to texas. he's coming here to make this pitch. what are the chances of people en masse leaving silicon valley to go to texas? >> not so much. he makes a lot of noise all the time,
identified only as ethan was kidnapped from a school bus in midland city last week by a man who shot and killed the bus driver on board. the fbi spent days negotiating with the kidnapper. 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes. they stormed the bunker yesterday in the afternoon after dykes became agitated and they feared ethan may be in imminent danger. >> it's a relief for us to be able to reunite a mother with her child. >> neighbors say they heard a bang and some gunshots but authorities are releasing few details about the rescue. dykes was killed during the raid. >>> an irany war veteran accused of murder is on suicide watch in a texas jail. jail officials say eddie ray routh had to be shocked with a stun gun and restrained after he became aggressive. former seal chris kyle was known as one of america's most deadly snipers. >>> a bipartisan gun control bill will be introduced on capitol hill today. that legislation would make firearms trafficking a federal offense but does not address the president's requested assault weapons ban. mr. obama was in minne
in the traffic center. >> good morning. we're gonna start off in daly city, northbound 280 as you come up to hickey boulevard. there's an injury crash blocking the two left lanes and the traffic leaving south san francisco getting up to daly city or if you are trying to get up to san francisco on 280, it will be a tough one. southbound 280 will be slow past the scene as you can clearly see the crash there. there's another problem on 680 southbound this morning. we had an earlier crash at 24. it was blocking lanes a little bit. and 680 was backed up, stop and go to walnut creek. if you are driving to some of the other major spots, give yourself plenty of time. this is a look at the bay bridge toll plaza and the traffic here is going to be pretty busy. it's backed up for about a 20- minute delay before you make it through. on 880, it's a little bit wet but so far this commute looks all right as you try to get into downtown oakland. stay with us. we have expanded traffic and weather all morning long. let's go to steve. >>> all right, sal. thank you. our system is moving in. there's not a lot
" is the best thing that we can find to explain the sequester. but first, the death of a great american city. >>> good morning. i'm melissa harris-perry. this week, the news out of the midwest was that of a city in crisis. detroit, michigan, once the nation's richest city per capita, once the nation's fifth largest city, once a symbol of u.s. innovation, industry and success, is in such dire straits that the city is in need of an intervention. on tuesday afternoon, a panel of state-appointed experts released their findings that the city of detroit faces quote, a financial emergency, one which they say the city is not equipped to address. as a result, detroit may soon become the largest american municipality in history to file for bankruptcy. the decision may be left to just one person. if michigan governor rick snider decides to act on the panel's report and appoint an emergency financial manager, a decision expected to be made in the coming week. key findings of the six-person panel include that the detroit police department has more than 2,000 employees but no accurate information on how t
, st. anthony's drug and rehab program. he presently works for the city and county of san francisco and this year will graduate with a ba in criminal justice. [ applause ] tyrone freelances as an interpreter in spanish including on-call assignments for the united nations, and he expects to be certified in mandarin next year. please welcome tyrone. [ applause ] >> good afternoon everybody. i have to say i'm a bit overwhelmed today to be sharing the same stage with nancy pelosi, ed lee, susan coretand to look out here and see this sea of humanity and have people cheering for me. [ applause ] i'm overwhelmed and i'm humbled because just four years, nine months and six days ago, i was smoking crack. that is right. i was a drug addict. and almost five years later, here i am. miracles do happen! [ applause ] 60 years ago father alfred had a vision. it started with his compassion for those in need. the vision was and still is for those in need to come out of poverty, and to thrive. this vision since 1950 has been giving those in need the natural and the spiritual food that they need in or
to get to all those stories here on wusa9. but first, he added $417 million to the city's savings account and today, d.c. mayor, vincent gray, invited reporters. mayor gray is beginning to look like a candidate for reelection and a man no longer worried about a federal grand jury probe. >> what a difference a year or two can make. mayor gray decided a will lot of people are saying he could actually be the favorite. >> d.c. mayor no longer looks the part of a big city mayor under siege. >> how about a vest? no vest? >> do i have to wear that? >> you're the mayor. >> i don't want to wear it. >> with $1.5 billion added to the city's reserves, a record low homicide rate and unemployment rate just above the national average, mayor gray is anxious to talk about the job he's done in two full years in office. should you decide to seek reelection? is it the kind of record you feel quite confident throwing out there in a campaign? >> it is, bruce. you know, what i look at is, what do we promise to do in the first place? >> he looked like an incumbent. even if he hasn't declared. there was
june 1st, kansas city june 22nd and the tickets on the show going fast and check it out on bill o'reilly.com. and jim burke in arlington, you and miller were disrespectful on the post resignation. you guys should be ashamed. i think that's a given, jim. and tonight, factor tip of the day, some advice for the kids. my nine-year-old asked me, my nine-year-old son, asked me what he should give up for be lent. i told him whining. he said, let's be realistic. so i said, why not do this: every day for the next 40 days, you do an act of kindness, one a day, at least, and then you write it down in a journal. doesn't have to be a big thing just something extra that you do for somebody else, don't have to be christian, or religious, just suggest that to the urchin and it's a great experiment and take it over, that kind of thing, all right? and factor tip of the day. and that's it for us tonight. please check out the fox news factor website different from oreilly.com. and we let you spout off about the factor anywhere in the world. oreilly.com, oreilly.com, anytime, anytime. the word of the
's the same level as 18 years ago when antioch was a much smaller city. crime is up almost 25% in the last year. the chief says it would cost $3.5 million to increase the force to 126. city council members hinted they could ask voters for a tax to increase police services. >>> 7:15. many bay area lawmakers say they support president obama's economic plan, the one he laid out in his state of the union address. as kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, they believe sustainable jobs could be on the way. kyla? >> reporter: california congressman eric smallwell says president obama's ideas are solid. president obama says there are areas that require investment to grow the economy. they include manufacturing and infrastructure. the president believes those sectors could lead to long-term johns nationwide. he also believes it's time to invest more in clean energy which he says could reduce our country's reliance on foreign oil, cut costs and sustain jobs. >> i saw those investments being in clean energy where we can create new clean energy made in american jobs but also in ways
. >>> an unprecedented tragedy in santa cruz. two veteran police officers shot to death. they are the city's first officers to be killed in the line of duty. we have team coverage. ktvu's janine de la vega is learning more about the officers and getting community reaction. but we begin with tara moriarty with new information on the shooting and the suspect. tara? >> reporter: we understand the suspect lived a couple of houses down the street. behind me is actually doyle street. police say after the suspect killed two officers over on branciforte drive, he came here and it appears he was shot in front of this garage. now, there were too many bullet holes to count. several garages are strung together in this complex and at least half of them were riddled with holes, chunks of one door even missing. we also spotted bullet holes on a nearby van. two cars were towed earlier this morning from the scene. one of them had two bullet holes through the front windshield. loren baker and elizabeth butler were both killed during a confrontation yesterday afternoon about a mile from the beach on branciforte aven
90 minutes south of oklahoma city, pastor and flock moved to a similar building and put this one up for sale. since the wind was blowing to the south, pastor's house next store sustained minor fire damage. officials are investigating. >> pennsylvania, utility officials say a pizza deliveryman saved a life his route. he got to one customers door and noticed and odd smell. they found the furnace leaking carbon monoxide. >> the meter out there, he says he has never seen readings that high. he stated that seconds away from exploding. basically pizza hut saved my life. >> they say the pizza guy deserved a raise. >> illinois, annual identicalable sled race near the iowa border using cardboard and duct tape, folks of all ages battled it out for the fastest sled and best design. utah. a high school student born with just six fingers have defied the odds to be a skilled piano player. he hopes to spread positive message about pursuing your dream. he is reportedly teamed up with a producer to make a music video. that is a fox watch across america. >> shep: breaking news on fox news channel and
in a massive fire in kansas city, missouri tonight. the gas explosion injured at least 14 people. 2 of them critically we know of. fire is now out but the exact cause is not known. one official says utility contractor may have sparked this inferno. there was a gas leak before the blast. blue out parts of the city block in up scale shopping entertainment district. >> apple has been targeted by hackers. apple says employee visited developer web site that installed malwhich are at work. exploits jv a software than the system. apple says no evidence though that any data taken. facebook had a similar security breach last friday. of course cyberattack are a growing problem. new report out today says it amounts toen visible war. china leading the way targeting american power grid planes and iconic american coast. more tonight from chief investigative correspondent bryan ross. >> chinese people liberation army more than two million personnel. but it is the within,000 or so in this non-descript building in shanghai that may pose the biggest threat to the u.s. headquarters of the army secre
my news here. our nation's capitol is our nation's least faithful city. the web set says d.c. has the highest number of new members per capita of adulterers. the texas cities of austin and houston, and then miami and oklahoma city, kansas. there is a theory, explaining, with enormous public attention paid to political cheating scandals this year, including the general petraeus affair, there was no doubt that washington residents would be influenced. living in d.c., it's critical to keep up appearances and adultery is a way of life. he then dove head first into a volcano -- >> what?! >> we spoke to a new ashley mad son member for more. >> see, the gate is marriage and he feels trapped. it's a metaphor. >> all right. eats clear whose fault it is that d.c. is number 1 on the list. >> barack obama. >> thank you. next story, please. [laughter] >> until we get a new president, it's just going to get worse. this doesn't surprise me, actually, that the numbers were high in d.c., what does surprise me was that new york city was want ranked high. if there is an area where power and glory an
in a small bunker in midland city until the rescue yesterday afternoon. >> it's a relief for us to be able to reunite a mother with her child. >> fbi says agents stormed the bunker after suspected jimmy lee dykes became agitated. former assistance director for the fbi said they used flash- bang devices and raided the bunker >>> an iraqi vet accused of killing two men is on suicide watch in texas. jail officials say eddie ray routh had to be shocked with a stun gun and restrained after becoming aggressive. court documents suggest the motive for the killings was to take the truck of chris kyle, who wrote a best-selling book about his military experiences as a sniper. kyle was known as one of america's most deadly snipers. >>> president obama will be meeting with labor and business leaders at the white house today hoping for build support for immigration reform. yesterday the president was in minnesota promoting reforms to the nation's gun control laws. on capitol hill today, some house members will introduce by partisan gun control legislation.
wanted to be in the video but the most intimidating players were chosen. live from daly city, tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> our live team coverage of the 49ers and the super bowl continues in new orleans with joe fonzi. joe, you've been talking to one of the greatest nfl players of all times. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. one of the greatest landmarks is this hotel. a man had a young brier who was homesick. so he had this made for you and when she looked out door, she could see rows of corn from iowa. 23 years ago, one of the heroes of the super bowl was jerry rice. we caught up with him yesterday. it won't surprise you to learn that that game was one of his best memories of new orleans. >> 55-10 against the denver broncos. i will never forget it. that was my second super bowl and i was -- i think i was more relaxed and -- and i had a chance to enjoy the experience. sometimes you get caught up and you have blinders on. and you don't see everything happening around you. you are able to take control of the football game. it was a super bowl. >> repo
debate over gun control is now taking center stage in one bay area city. >>> this could be a big day in the battle over marijuana. what's happening in washington, d.c. and here at home. >> reporter: more than $800 out of your pocket in one year all because of traffic. we'll tell you how the bay area ranked when it came to the country's most congested cities. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's tuesday, february 5th. >>> we begin with developing news from the east bay. we've just gotten word that police have made an arrest in a -- in a hit-and-run accident that injured a mother and her two children that happened last night on crestview in pittsburg. alex savidge is live from the crash scene with the photo we just received from the suspect. good morning, alex. >> reporter: good morning. yes, police tracked down the man they say was driving the car that hit this woman and two kids. they were hit right here in this crosswalk last night. police found that car a short distance april way-- away. i want to he s
, rhode island. rare that you see a car going by. almost every business, city hall, everything is closed here, just like in massachusetts, the governor in connecticut also having that 4:00 ban on any cars and i wouldn't be surprised if it happens here very soon as well. i want to take you on our journey getting here. we just arrived here. it took us over five hours to get here from new york city, a trip that really shouldn't take any more than three hours. along the way, very slow going, light traffic. lots of snow plows but also some very serious accidents. we saw a jackknifed tractor-trailer that ran right into the median. we saw a huge semi that just fell off the side of the highway. we took a picture of that for you guys. that was consistent all the way up here. if you head up to maine, i want to show you some pretty dramatic video in maine. a 19-car pileup in maine. bottom line, the governor saying not a time for sightseeing, not a time for playing around. this is very, very serious. in 1978, 27 inches of snow, 26 deaths. they think this storm could be as bad or worse and we're not
. >>> the city is preparing for a big five k walk. we will tell you who it benefits and some road closures you will want to know about. >>> good morning, everybody. welcome to "mornings on 2". it is sunday, february 17th. i am mike mibach. >> i am claudine wong. >> good morning, rosemary. >> we have a good looking day and the cooling trends continues for the sunday. waking up with patchy fog and clouds. cool start once again. 30s and 40s into the bay area. temperatures will take a dip. i will tell you by how much. we will be tracking cold weather in the next week ahead. that is coming up. >>> runners are limbering up for what is a san francisco tradition. lorraine blanco is live in china town where they are celebrating the lunar new year. >> they are celebrating the year of the snake. >> people are setting up for the big five k walk. this is at the intersection of sacramento and grant street in san francisco's chinatown. it is the oldest and largest in the nation. the celebration is the biggest outside of asia. this event here attracts 1500 runners and benefits the ymca's youth and teen progra
in 2011. the video shows an aerial view of an airport and a city said to be a u.s. drone base in kandahar, afghanistan. iran says it used the drone to build its own unmanned aircraft. so far no official comment on the video from the u.s. >>> plenty of questions about u.s. drone policies are expected today as lawmakers question president obama's nominee to lead the cia. white house counter-terrorism chief john brennan will appear before the senate intelligence committee. his confirmation hearing starts just hours after lawmakers are set to receive a classified report on the rationale for drone strikes targeting americans who work with al qaeda overseas. >>> the pentagon is reducing the number of aircraft carriers in the persian gulf to one from two. the defense department made that announcement yesterday as deep automatic spending cuts loom for defense and domestic programs here. those cuts will kick in at the beginning of next month. and unless congress agrees to an alternate budget plan before then. defense secretary leon panetta says sev
new york city. not a hurricane, but we will have hurricane winds with this coming up, brooke. >> i'm coming back to you. we'll talk about the dense northeast, tens of millions of people, many of whom lived through sandy. first, the good news. skiers who planned trips right before the valentine's day weekend here, those folks, you called it right. as we look at these pictures from maine, do keep in mind those winds are going to whip. and before this thing is over, you will have zero visibility, snow blowing sideways, deep, deep drifts, that sort of thing. want to talk about boston. look at this. this is -- you can't see it, it is fenway park. you'll recognize fenway if there wasn't snow and ice on the lens of this camera. snow started there right around 9:30 this morning. and we're hearing boston could break its all time snow record. the all time record set in either 1978 in that deadly winter storm, blamed for dozens of deaths, or more recently in 2003. take your pick. 27 inches each time. boston, right now, is under a snow emergency. no on street parking. schools are closed. publi
, the city of san jose decided to turn off 900 street lights throughout the day. there were some on roads and also in residential neighborhoods. the decision was made because of the budget. the city just reviewed their budget report and in that, it was decided that turning the lights on should be a priority. $44,000 has been set aside for the equipment and the maintenance of the lights. some residents had no idea the streets were darked on purpose. they reacted to the news this morning. >> they put the money to light up everything, it's good. it's good for people's safety. >> reporter: starting in march, approximately 225 street lights will be turned on each month which should improve public safety as well as the appearance of the roads. it's unknown which streets will city wants residents to be patient. coming up in the next hour of "mornings on 2," hear from a woman who said she was forced to be in the dark early in the morning while she waited to get to work. we'll explain -- coming up. reporting live from san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:05. oakland police inves
the approaches. >> the san mateo bridge looking good the west bound trip toward foster city and south bound 101, the golden gate the drive 14 minutes from novato into the city. >> things are back to normal this morning a berkeley street after police standoff shutdown the area. >> police surrounded the residence in the 1600 block of addison street where a man believed to be armed with handguns, was holed up inside around 7 last night. >> police said the standoff started when they responded to a recall of a loud argument between two people in the 2200 block of san paolo ave. >> one person in connection with the argument has been arrested. he is believed to be the government's brother. at some point of the incident, a shot was fired although it is not immediately clear where the shooting occurred or at what time. no word on if the gunman has been arrested. >> in other bay area new santa cruz police held a community meeting after a string of violent crimes in the area has put the community on edge. >> within the past week and have very >> green meeting authorities when over plans and night as court
in pentagon city. >>> a manhunt is under way across southern california for a former los angeles police officer suspected of shooting several officers overnight. he's also a suspect in a double murder that happened earlier this week. edward lawrence has the latest information from riverside, california. >> reporter: police officers in nine southern california counties are on high alert. they consider themselves possible targets of a former los angeles police officer suspected in two overnight shootings. one police officer was shot and killed in riverside an hour east of los angeles while another was seriously injured. >> our officers were stopped at an intersection at a red light when they were ambushed. >> reporter: investigators say the suspect is former lapd officer and navy reservist christopher dorner who posted an online manifesto threatening police officials and their families. investigators have been out here all morning collecting evidence, even at the crime scene. police are here with their rifles at the ready. police say dorner also shot at to officers in the city of corona t
in the middle of san francisco it would have wiped out half the city. >> reporter: this isn't just the stuff of hollywood movies. a congressional committee will look into better ways to find and track asteroids that pose a threat to earth. reporting live at the space and science center, noelle walker. >>> at ktvu.com we posted more of this remarkable video from this russian meteor explosion. look for the video on our facebook page. >>> new information today about how fugitive excop christopher dorner died. >> the information that we have right now seems to indicate that the wound that took christopher dorn er's life was self-inflicted. >> dorner was hiding in a condo just 100 yards from the command center. dorn er is accused of killing four people including two police officers during his rampage. >>> the man accused of making death threats against leland yee made his first court appearance today in san jose. bashum is facing 10 charges. investigators spent three days searching his home. they found weapons and bomb making material. bashum is due back in court february 24th to make a plea. >>>
. ♪ >> now for the happy segment. do you live in one of the most miserable cities in america? "forbes" magazine released its annual list for 2013 and the most miserable is detroit, the motor city earning the number within spot this year with its high crime rate, high unemployment and deep financial woes. forbes looked at unemployment, violent crime, taxes and commute times and the weather. most of the top ten included three cities from michigan, three from california and three from illinois. and then number ten, our great city here, new york. let's look at these pictures before and after in cadillac, michigan. this is the cadillac building, right? and that was before and after. that's the grand central station. greg, you noticed -- you pitched this story, which was a great one because you noticed a common denominator. >> yeah. almost all the mayors are democrat and the ones that claim they are democrats are very liberal, like michael bloomberg. he ran as a republican because he couldn't run as a democrat. it's funny, when you look at detroit, it looks like it was hit by a hurricane a
towns and cities from the southern plains north to illinois. >> and developing overnight, a hot air balloon packed with tourists takes a deadly plunge overseas. >> and snubbed by his own party. chris christie gets the cold shoulder, left off the list for a key republican event. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "early start." i'm john berman. i feel like i haven't seen you in days. >> you haven't. good morning to you. good morning to you. thanks for being with us. it's tuesday, february 26th. it is 5:00 a.m. in the east. happening right now, it is a raging blizzard, blasting the southern plains. leaving large parts of texas and oklahoma buried under more than a foot of snow. roads are impassable, drivers are stranded. this picture was sent to us from a reporter philip prince. a trucker stuck on interstate 40 about 50 miles east of amarillo. look at the conditions there. he says the highway has been shut down. he has been stuck for about eight hours when he finally took that picture. two people have been killed, one on an icy road in kansas, another at a home in oklahoma where t
killed. >> the city mourns the deaths of monica quan, keith lawrence, and our brave riverside police officer. i also feel a great sadness for the injuries suffered by my officer, the second riverside officer, and the two uninvolved citizens in torrance. >> reporter: torrance was the location of yet another shooting this morning but not by dorner. the people inside this blue truck, similar in description to dorn ner's vehicle, were delivering morning newspapers, officers opened fire injuring the two inside, a sad case of mistaken identity. a city reacting to an enraged killer on the loose as he writes in his man guess skoe, i will bring unconventional and asymmetrical warfare to those in lapd uniform whether on or off duty. isr is my strength and weakness. you will now live the life of the prey. >> i would tell him to turn himself in. this has gone far enough. nobody else needs to die. >> reporter: in san diego today, there was a brief report that he may be near naval base point loma. that base went on lockdown. this man huhunt is still very m ongoing. >> what's it like where i'm assu
to be swift, heavy and dangerous. >> stay off the streets of our city. basically, stay home. >> reporter: the storm already struck the midwest, blanketing chicago with snow and leaving cars in ditches in wisconsin. along the densely i-95 corridor from new york, boston and beyond, preparations are under way. crews across the region loaded up salt trucks and are ready to hit the road. >> it will probably be a long four days, which is tough on anybody. >> reporter: no doubt, there is a lot of work ahead. new york has 6,300 miles of streets to plow. >> we have more than 250,000 tons of salt on-hand. >> reporter: in new jersey, residents brace for the storm, even though they haven't recovered from the devastation left behind by superstorm sandy. >> trying to batten down the hatches here, if any storms are coming. the last one ruined us totally. >> reporter: new england residents rushed out to stock up on essentials. >> this is panic shopping. so, bread, milk, a snow shovel in case our snow shovel breaks. >> reporter: the fire department was even called into a supermarket in salem, massachuset
the equipment works and is accurate. -- -- and the car was not moving for 30 seconds. host: new york city is accused of rigging red lights in a class-action lawsuit. new york city is facing a class action lawsuit. the city accused of rigging lights to catch more drivers and right more tickets. -- write more tickets. isidor is a republican in washington, d.c. caller: in d.c. on new york avenue, as you entered the scene, they have the camera right there. if you are headed into maryland or coming into d.c., they have the gotcha camera. there are police on duty right after you run the red light camera to slow you down and give you a ticket even if you got the red-light ticket. what about the drug drivers? they're really not that concerned. it is a money machine. they're all over. host: do you think it makes use a for? caller: no. i'm not saying they could use speed bumps, and i don't think it makes us safer. if anything, i've seen it cause a lot of accidents, people slamming on breaks. host: story from the washington post. our question for you this morning is what you think of red-light camer
weather. a lot of flights being canceled in oklahoma city. wil rogers airport. if you have travel planser that. there's the system. it will give -- travel plans there. there's the system. 50, 60s, coast and bay. a few 60s inland. very quiet. a little bit warmer towards wednesday and then -- we'll kick the temperatures up a notch as we head towards thursday and the from weekend looks good. >> thank you. >>> in washington, d.c., a dispute among lawmakers over records for private gun sales is holding up a bipartisan compromise when it comes to expanding background checks. requiring background checks for vir of live all firearms is a key part to the plan to curb violence. the checks are currently only required for sales at federally- licensed dealers but not for private sales or online. and a candlelight vigil is being held tonight to honor victims of the newtown school shooting campaign. it's being held by the brady campaign. the goal, to prevent gun violence. a bell will be rung 26 times to honor each of the imhaves killed at the -- victims killed at the school in connecticut. the vigil wil
directly to the american people. you can't go to the city of chicago, even though you want to talk about opportunities, social programs, mental health services, increase in the minimum wage and all of the rest, you can't go to a place like chicago and not talk about gun violence. so what he's trying to do, i think, is say, look, this is not a rural issue versus an urban issue. this is an american issue. it's just one more way that -- he understands what the political odds are in congress for a ban on assault weapons. he gets that. but this is just one way for him to make the case to the american people to pressure members of congress and lots of them, by the way, as you know are democrats who are in districts where it might not be so popular. >> or states. >> or states. pressure members of congress with him at least in part of his gun proposals. >> dan lothian is also taking a look at this. this has been a manl juror problem in the city of chicago. president obama's hometown. here's dan with more on that. >> reporter: jim, the president is addressing some of the big problems plaguing dis
cities from all over the country will be given $1 million each. richmond city council approved hiring a consultant to develop and submit that grant application by the end of this month. that money has to be used to revitalized distressed neighborhoods that have problems with crime. >>> 7:20. the man accused of killing an activist from east palo alto three years ago is scheduled to get out of of jail today. gregory elams is charged in the fatal shooting of david lewis outside of the hillsdale shopping center in san mateo in 2010. those charges were dismissed last november when a judge found that police had illegally obtained a confession. the judge granted elam's release on the promise he will return for a future court date. >>> a plea hear something set to resume for four defendants who face charges for killing this man. raven dixon appeared in court on monday accused of supplying information to the three other suspects to help them with the robbery of kumar's home. the other three defendants face murder and robbery charges in connection with kumar's killing. >>> 7:21. a story about a
tv. for a complete schedule, visit booktv.org. >> from new york city, now, michelle rhee, former chancellor of the d.c. public school system, recounts her career and present her thoughts on education reform. this event is about 45 minutes. [applause] >> michelle, firstly, thank you very much for joining us. i know you've had a couple busy days from last evening, jon stewart, cnn's piers morgan, and we're really delighted to have our old friends here from c-span filming this event so that many people from across the united states can benefit from a lot of what michelle has to say. so just to kick start it this evening, michelle, how did you come up with a fascinating and interesting book, "radical," and where does this interesting name come from? >> so i think the genesis of the name is an interesting one in that when i first got to d.c. it was the lowest performing and most dysfunctional school district in the entire nation, and that was a pretty widely-known truth. and, um, so i started doing things that i thought were of course for a school district in that kind of state. i, you know, started clos
the coals big time for his. martha: the city of charlottesville, virginia is the first city to pass resolutions related to drones. originally they tried to make me charlottesville a completely drone-free zone. it's a big issue in this country. gregg: we are learning new details about the end of that hostage standoff in alabama. authorities say accused killer jimmy lee dykes rigged his bunker with explosive and even planting a bomb device in a ventilation pipe that he told negotiators to use to communicate with him. the feds continue to scour dykes' property for more evidence. meanwhile, relative say the child appears to be doing quite well. his mother released a statement. ethan is safe and back in my arms and i owe it all to some of the most compassionate people on earth. i'll never be able to repay those who helped bring ethan home. my family and i ask that you respect our privacy and give us time to heal and time to put this nightmare behind us, time to move forward. martha: thank goodness that worked out the way it did. there was a spoim warning that was can -- there was a tsuna
-per-hour wind gusts in the city of washington. 40-mile-an-hour gusts out of manassas. that has windchills in the teens and low 20s. not much coming down on radar, so we won't need to be worried about breaking out the snow shovels. temperatures will stay in the teens through low 20s early this morning. a sunny and cold finish to your morning. we'll talk about the rest of the day and your weekend coming up. have something very heavy to put in your pockets. >> thank you, chuck. >>> right now the first flights of the day are taking off from airports in our area. things seem to look okay so far this hour. at least 150 flights were canceled at reagan yesterday. all of them coming in or heading out of the northeast. meanwhile, in new york, stranded travelers at laguardia airport had no choice but to ride out the snow. kraus set up cots and blankets to people could be comfortable. >> it is not any better on the rails. acela has already cancel ed service completely between new york and boston. however, trains between d.c. and new york will schedule e operat scheduled. amtrak is still operating. if
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